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'''MicroProse''' was an American video game publisher and video game developer|developer founded by Bill Stealey|"Wild" Bill Stealey and Sid Meier in 1982 as '''MicroProse Software Inc.''' It developed and published numerous games, many of which are regarded as groundbreaking, classics and cult titles, including starting the ''Civilization (series)|Civilization'' and ''X-COM'' series. Most of their internally developed titles were vehicle simulation game|vehicle simulation and strategy video game|strategy games. In 1993, the company lost most of their UK-based personnel and became a subsidiary of Spectrum HoloByte. Subsequent cuts and corporate policies led Sid Meier, Jeff Briggs and Brian Reynolds (game designer)|Brian Reynolds leaving and forming Firaxis Games in 1996, as MicroProse closed its ex-Simtex development studio in Austin, Texas. In 1998, following an unsuccessful buyout...
LogoFile:MicroProse.svg|200px
Image captionFormer MicroProse headquarters
Foundation{{start date and age|1982}}
Location cityHunt Valley, Maryland|Hunt Valley, Maryland, United States|U.S. (MicroProse)
Alameda, California|Alameda, California, U.S. (MicroProse Systems)
Key peopleSid Meier and Bill Stealey (co-founders)
Jeff Briggs, Andy Hollis, Brian Reynolds (game designer)|Brian Reynolds, Sandy Petersen, Geoff Crammond (designers)
IndustryVideo game industry
ProductsVideo games, consumer electronics
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ParentSpectrum HoloByte
Hasbro Interactive
Interactive Game Group
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microprose
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